(Sorry the Editor totally and for me unrecoverably destroyed the code sections so bear with me)
ive built myself a BDC which basically maps a table in a MySQL database to an external list in a Sharepoint 2010 Foundation Server.
Everythings works fine as long as I keep to the basic FieldTypes like System.String, System.DateTime, SystemInt32 etc. The type I set in the <TypeDescriptor> part of the bdcm XML file, like:
The properties dialog in the VS2010 GUI lets me choose only the System.* types and what I have in my local project as classes.
Now ive seen all the builtin field types in the Designer and read about SpCustomFieldTypes, and want to use that with as less hassle as possible. So ive queried my Sharepoint Instance about the FieldTypes I could possibly use:
"Counter" -> Counter ()
"Single line of text" -> Text (Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldText)
"Multiple lines of text" -> Note (Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldMultiLineText)
"Choice" -> Choice (Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldChoice)
"Choice" -> MultiChoice (Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldMultiChoice)
"Rating Scale" -> GridChoice (Microsoft.SharePoint.SPFieldRatingScale)
"Integer" -> Integer ()
"Number" -> Number (Mic
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